Puppet Labs vs. Salt vs. VisualOps



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Description

What is Puppet Labs?

Puppet is an automated administrative engine for your Linux, Unix, and Windows systems and performs administrative tasks (such as adding users, installing packages, and updating server configurations) based on a centralized specification.

What is Salt?

Salt is a new approach to infrastructure management. Easy enough to get running in minutes, scalable enough to manage tens of thousands of servers, and fast enough to communicate with them in seconds. Salt delivers a dynamic communication bus for infrastructures that can be used for orchestration, remote execution, configuration management and much more.

What is VisualOps?

VisualOps has a WYSIWYG editor to design, configure and provision your AWS cloud applications. Once the applications are deployed, VisualOps continuously monitors and manages the apps to ensure they always run in the defined states.

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Pros

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Why do developers choose Salt?
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Why do developers choose VisualOps?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Puppet Labs?
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What are the cons of using Salt?
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Pricing

How much does Puppet Labs cost?
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How much does VisualOps cost?

Companies

What companies use Puppet Labs?
220 companies on StackShare use Puppet Labs
What companies use Salt?
103 companies on StackShare use Salt
What companies use VisualOps?
0 companies on StackShare use VisualOps

Integrations

What tools integrate with Puppet Labs?
12 tools on StackShare integrate with Puppet Labs
What tools integrate with Salt?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Salt
What tools integrate with VisualOps?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with VisualOps

What are some alternatives to Puppet Labs, Salt, and VisualOps?

  • Ansible - Radically simple configuration-management, application deployment, task-execution, and multi-node orchestration engine
  • Chef - Build, destroy and rebuild servers on any public or private cloud
  • Capistrano - A remote server automation and deployment tool written in Ruby
  • Fabric - Simple, Pythonic remote execution and deployment

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